Homeopathy is a therapeutic method consisting in giving the patient a substance in infinitesimal doses. The substance may cause symptoms comparable to those of the patient in a healthy person. Homeopathy advocates the law of similarity. Homeopathic medicines have various origins. The origin can be mineral, chemical, vegetable or animal.
Thuja occidentalis is a small ornamental tree. It is a species of family Cupressaceae. From these branches, which are collected in the spring, mother tinctures are made.
The remedy can come in different forms. Like suppositories, drinkable ampoules, triturations, drops, granules and doses. The basic materials of the globule and granule doses are lactose and sucrose. Oral powder triturations contain only lactose. As for the leftovers, they are hydroalcoholic solutions. These are ampoules, drops and mother tinctures.
In which case should this homeopathic remedy be used?
The therapeutic indications of this remedy are very numerous. As in case of nasopharyngitis, otitis, ear pain, chronic sinusitis and recurrent angina. As well as in case of wart, leucorrhoea, recurrent bronchitis and chronic bronchitis. The remedy can treat asthma which worsens during the cold season. It improves joint pain, disorders occurring following or during treatment such as antibiotic therapy.
The following list presents the cases where Thuja occidentalis Is usefull :
- Chronic urinary tract infections.
- Prostate hypertrophy.
- Presence of polyps in the bladder.
- Conjunctivitis, chalazion.
- Digestive disorders: hydroaeric noise, rumbling.
How to correctly use Thuya occidentalis as a homeopathic remedy?
It is taken outside coffee, mint, tobacco but also meals. The doses and granules are allowed to dissolve under the tongue. It is a remedy that can be used during pregnancy and lactation.
Recommended dosage depending on the case:
Recurrent angina, ear pain, chronic sinusitis, nasopharyngitis: take 5 granules of 15 CH per day for 3 months.
Asthma, recurrent bronchitis, chronic bronchitis : take a dose of 30 CH per week for 3 months. The same dose can also treat the background of warts and chronic urinary tract infections. As well as the presence of polyps in the bladder, leucorrhea, conjunctivitis and chalazion. Even a similar dose and the same duration of treatment can cure enlarged prostate.
In case of digestive trouble, you have to take a weekly dose of 30 CH for 3 months. The similar dose and duration improves joint pain.
Disorders occurring following treatment are treated with 5 granules of 15 CH per day. It should be taken for 3 months.
As for the reactions triggered by a treatment, in particular following a vaccine, the dose is as follows:
- the 1st day: 1 dose of 9 CH.
- the 2nd day: 1 dose of 15 CH.
- the 3rd day: 1 dose of 30 CH. If necessary, a similar dose can be taken weekly or fortnightly.